Things to know about South Norwood Lakes before buying a house

Buying a house in south London

South Norwood Lakes is a true oasis in the heart of London, offering a tranquil escape from the bustling city life. This picturesque area is centered around a series of beautiful lakes and nature reserves, which are home to a diverse array of flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy peaceful walks along the lakeside trails, observe the local wildlife, or simply bask in the serene surroundings. The neighborhood also boasts a vibrant community spirit, with local residents and businesses coming together to organize various events and festivals throughout the year, celebrating the area’s natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.

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Share your views on South Norwood Lakes

We are always keen to hear what people living in South Norwood Lakes have to say about the area. Feel free to share your thoughts, your tips and the places you love the most in the comment sections. We do read them and will update these pages if your contribution provides genuine and great recommendations.

When buying a house in South Norwood Lakes, compare property prices

Buying a house is an important investment, and knowing the price dynamics can help you work out a budget, define a mortgage amount, and more. To help you in this decision process when buying a house, we have analysed around 25 years’ worth of data and looked at how house prices have evolved around South Norwood Lakes.

Places of worship in South Norwood Lakes

London is a city with many different faiths and religious backgrounds. Oftentimes, people of different faiths live in South Norwood Lakes so if you are considering a move nearby the borough of South Norwood Lakes, you might want to check where your local Mandir, church or mosque will be. We’ve made an effort to include a wide range of faiths in this list. However, if you believe that your faith isn’t included, please let us know, and we’ll be sure to add it..

Synagogues in South Norwood Lakes

Name of the Synagogue Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on Synagogues in this location

Mandirs to visit in the area of South Norwood Lakes

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
ISKCON South London Temple 42 Enmore Road, London 4.8 65 07574 264973 Visit website
Southnorwood 6 Lakeside Close, Warminster Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website

Churches in South Norwood Lakes

Church’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Springfield Baptist Church Spurgeons College, 189 South Norwood Hill, London 5 1 020 8405 1844 Visit website
Fishers Christian Centre High Street, London 3 2 N/A no website
Local Polish Catholic Mission 6-8 Oliver Grove, London 4.7 88 020 8653 8701 Visit website
St Mark’s, South Norwood Albert Road, London 4.5 25 07723 038215 Visit website
St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood 1 Sylvan Road, London 4.6 85 020 8771 6686 Visit website
Centro Familiar Vida Nueva Londres 11 Auckland Gardens, London N/A N/A 07577 407218 no website
Christ’s Liberty Church (CLC) Croydon Harris Academy, Cumberlow Avenue, London 5 28 020 3983 9394 Visit website
Christ Lordship Church Of Grace 30A Regina Road, London N/A N/A 07707 998900 no website
Naveen dayal 31 Wheathill Road, London N/A N/A N/A no website
South Norwood Baptist Church 2 Oliver Avenue, London 4 10 020 3874 9482 Visit website
South Norwood Methodist Church Suffolk Road Suffolk Road, London 4.3 18 020 8402 2150 Visit website
Anerley Methodist Church 10 Collingwood Close, London 4.4 27 020 8289 6771 Visit website
Christ Church 197 Anerley Road, London 4.8 29 020 8778 7014 Visit website
All Saints with St Margaret, Upper Norwood Church Road, London 4.1 39 020 8653 2820 Visit website

What mosques are in the borough of South Norwood Lakes?

Name of the Mosque Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on Mosques in this location

What can you get up to in South Norwood Lakes?

Events & life in South Norwood Lakes

South Norwood Lakes continuously boils with life, activities and events to go to. There are a great number of websites and places to find out what you can do, but maybe the best one to look for is TimeOut.

The page we have linked here is updated constantly and shows the most appealing things to do in South London, including in South Norwood Lakes.

When on the hunt for your next home, we believe it is key to understand where you are about to step foot into. The night life, the exhibitions, the community events are important for understanding how you could project yourself within the area.

Discover attractions in South Norwood Lakes when buying a house

To help you in this, we have built this page where you will be able to see ALL the different places we think are of interest in South Norwood Lakes. You can play around with the different filters and see: restaurants, pubs, parks, gyms but also the commodities that make South Norwood Lakes a really desirable place to live in.

Places you might need in South Norwood Lakes

When moving to a new neighbourhood, you might want to check where the main facilities around the area are before you make the big decision. Using the resource below, you will be able to find the information to contact places like dentists, general practitioners, hospitals and even the local amenities nearby your future home.

Tube & train stations to consider when buying in South Norwood Lakes

Living nearby connections to transport is often desirable. In our experience of selling property, for a lot of people, they would prefer to live within 10 or 15 minutes of a transport link as it is easier to commute to work, school or to get around in general.

See the stations in the borough of South Norwood Lakes below and work out if the property you are after is nearby a transport link.

There is/are 1 train station(s) in South Norwood Lakes

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Anerley United Kingdom 4.2 26 0343 222 1234 Visit website

There is no data available on tube stations in South Norwood Lakes

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on tube stations in this location

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Educational facilities around South Norwood Lakes

If you have children who are of school age or you’re a student yourself, it is important for you to know what the different educational facilities are in your neighbourhood. The Jukes team are also working on an analysis of the educational data in South Norwood Lakes too. This will include OFSTED and other results of the quality of schooling. Visit us again soon for a full analysis of the school system.

Primary schools in South Norwood Lakes

There are 5 schools in South Norwood Lakes. Have a look at the list below to help you on your search and if you have specific questions about a school, reach out to the school below using their contact details for more information.

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Harris City Academy Maberley Road, London 3.5 70 020 8771 2261 Visit website
Cypress Primary School – Lower Site 21 Cypress Road, London 4 5 020 8653 2618 Visit website
Cypress Primary School – Upper School Site 32 Cypress Road, London 3.5 15 020 8653 2618 Visit website
James Dixon Primary School William Booth Road, London 4.6 5 020 8778 6101 Visit website
St Mark’s C of E Primary School Albert Road, London 2.9 10 020 8654 3570 Visit website

Secondary schools in South Norwood Lakes

There is/are 4 secundary school(s) in South Norwood Lakes. After primary school, it is important to begin the search for a secondary school around the area that you will be comfortable with your kids going to. Reach out to the teams of the schools you’re interested in by either calling the school or by reaching out to them via their website

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Harris City Academy Maberley Road, London 3.5 70 020 8771 2261 Visit website
Harris Academy South Norwood Cumberlow Avenue, London 3.2 96 020 8405 5070 Visit website
Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form 11 Oliver Grove, London 3.5 4 020 3370 9238 Visit website
Harris Aspire Academy 11 Oliver Grove, London 3 4 020 3370 9238 Visit website

Universities in South Norwood Lakes

There is/are 1 university/universities in South Norwood Lakes. While university is something that you may have to travel out of your local area for anyway, it is useful to know about the local universities in the borough. Find a list below.

Name of University Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Spurgeon’s College 189 South Norwood Hill, London 4.4 32 020 8653 0850 Visit website

If you are looking to buy a property in the borough of South Norwood Lakes, also check our properties for sale in South Norwood Lakes.

Hospitals and medical facilities in South Norwood Lakes

Hospitals within South Norwood Lakes

There are There is/are 2 hospital(s) in South Norwood Lakes in South Norwood Lakes. Here are the details of the nearby hospitals within a 1000m radius of the area, which is essential information when buying a house:

Hospital’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
MedLife HealthCare Limited 277 South Norwood Hill, London 4 4 020 8771 7623 Visit website
Ivy Willis House (Open unit) 24 George Grove Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website

Doctor Offices Close to Your New Home in South Norwood Lakes

There are There is/are 11 doctor(s) in South Norwood Lakes in South Norwood Lakes. Here are the details of the nearby doctor offices within a 1000m radius of the area:

Doctor’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Dr P A Nunn – Auckland Surgery 84A Auckland Road, London 5 1 020 8653 5146 Visit website
Dr A Clarke – Auckland Surgery 84A Auckland Road, London 5 1 020 8653 5146 Visit website
Dr Attard & Ojo South Norwood Medical Centre, 103 South Norwood Hill, London 1 1 020 8771 0742 Visit website
Dr Cyril Pattapola Anerley Surgery, Anerley Road, London 2 11 020 8659 9343 Visit website
Auckland Surgery 84A Auckland Road, London 3.7 78 020 8653 5146 Visit website
South Norwood Hill Medical Centre 103 South Norwood Hill, London 2 104 020 8771 0742 Visit website
Dr M Weerasuriya – Anerley Surgery 224 Anerley Road, London 2.6 35 020 8659 9343 Visit website
Dr M Abdi – South Norwood Hill Medical Centre South Norwood Hill Medct, 103a South Norwood Hill, London N/A N/A 020 8771 0742 no website
Dr A Alatishe – South Norwood Hill Medical Centre South Norwood Hill Medct, 103a South Norwood Hill, London N/A N/A 020 8771 0742 no website
Dr J Ojo – South Norwood Hill Medical Centre 103 South Norwood Hill, London 2.7 6 020 8771 0742 Visit website
Upper Norwood Group Practice 224 Anerley Road, London 1 1 020 8771 6050 Visit website

Dental Practices to keep in mind in South Norwood Lakes

When looking at the details of the nearby dentists within a 1000m radius of the area, there are There is/are 3 dentist(s) in South Norwood Lakes in South Norwood Lakes.

Dentist’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Lancaster House Dental Practice 7 Lancaster Road, London 4.5 170 020 8771 2020 Visit website
Natureza Dental Practice 9 Portland Road, Croydon 4.7 89 020 8654 3984 Visit website
Diamond Smile – Beulah Hill Dental Centre 1 Beulah Hill, London 4.6 186 020 8653 3545 Visit website

Post offices nearby the borough of South Norwood Lakes

Post offices are high on the list of public services people expect to have nearby. They allow us to send and receive parcels or mail, and even in a more digitalised world, we still appreciate receiving a nice holiday card from friends and family.

There is/are 3 post office(s) in South Norwood Lakes.

Name of the Post Office Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
South Norwood Post Office 85-87 High Street, London 3.3 38 020 8771 1105 Visit website
UPS DropOFF London N/A N/A N/A no website
Priority Postbox 17 Eldon Park, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website

Estates agents in South Norwood Lakes

This list wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t let you know where to find the best estate agents in the area that you can contact to help yo ubuy, sell or rent a property. However, before you consider the list, if you’re committed to buying, selling or renting in South London, contact Jukes. We have been in the estate agency business for over 40 years and have extensive knowledge of the local marketplace.

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
James Sales Letting & Management Ltd 45 Auckland Rise, London N/A N/A 020 3441 9604 no website
Emmerson 43 Cambridge Road, London N/A N/A No phone number no website
Swift Aspect Property Plot 21, Sylvan Hill, Greater, London N/A N/A 07774 729258 Visit website
R.j. Properties Limited 117a Anerley Road, London N/A N/A No phone number Visit website
5D Gryphon Real Estate Hall, Anerley Road, London N/A N/A 020 3286 1515 Visit website
Beulah Properties 277 South Norwood Hill, London N/A N/A 020 8771 7623 Visit website
Anchor – North Wood Court North Wood Court, 130 Regina Road, London 5 2 0333 363 8851 Visit website
Aston James Associates Surveyors 69 Lancaster Road, London 4.8 6 0800 035 6473 Visit website
Jukes Estate Agents 76 High Street, London 4.4 132 020 8653 9393 You are already here
Anchor – Tony Law House Tony Law Hse, 208 Anerley Road, London 2 3 0333 363 8851 Visit website

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Why we think South Norwood Lakes is a great place

In this section we try to share with you why South Norwood Lakes is such a great place to live. In order to do so, with the Jukes team we tried to understand what would be the vibe, the culture of South Norwood Lakes. We decided to come up with the following items and decided to share them with you. Whether you are a true foodie, a gym regular or a religious person, we tried to capture the essence of South Norwood Lakes.

In South Norwood Lakes, where are the supermarkets to shop at?

When looking to do your weekly grocery shop, it is important to have a quick look at the closest grocery stores and supermarkets in South Norwood Lakes. This is especially important if you regularly visit a particular type of supermarket and have a favourite you like to visit. Find out where your favourite supermarkets are that you will be able to visit.

Supermarket’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Tesco Express 169, 175 Croydon Road, London 3.6 49 0333 345 1551 Visit website
Tesco Express 1-9 South Norwood Hill, London 3.2 40 0333 345 2338 Visit website

Cinemas to enjoy a movie in South Norwood Lakes

This year has seen a great number of amazing movies being projected in cinemas. It would be a shame for you to miss the last indie movie or blockbuster because you don’t know where to find a cinema in South Norwood Lakes. Have look below

Cinema’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Screen25 Harris Academy South Norwood, Cumberlow Avenue, London 4.7 28 N/A Visit website

Pubs in the borough of South Norwood Lakes

Where we work at Jukes, we have our favourite pubs, and we usually gather there with the team to celebrate all sorts of news. We believe that pubs play a key role in defining the atmosphere of an area, which is an important factor when buying a house. Have a look at our list below and feel free to share your recommendations in the comments.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. At Jukes, we wouldn’t want to recommend a pub if we haven’t tried it ourselves. Let us know in the comment section if you think we should pay a visit to your local pub (also, if you are a pub manager, simply reach out to us so we can add your pub in this list)

Green spaces around South Norwood Lakes

According to the world health organisation, all people should live within 300m of green space and the good news is that London tends to be dotted with lots of areas where there are green areas to live in. South Norwood Lakes counts 19 parks. Here is the list with their location:

Parks’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
South Norwood Lake & Grounds Woodvale Avenue, London 4.5 1006 N/A Visit website
Beaulieu Heights 17 Wilkinson Gardens, London 4.1 87 N/A Visit website
Sensible Garden 54 High Street, London 4.1 9 N/A no website
Fox Hill Playing Field Fox Hill, London 4.4 23 0300 303 8658 no website
Waterside Centre 26 Avenue Road, London 4.4 76 020 8771 0296 Visit website
Betts Park Anerley Road, London 4 480 0300 303 8658 Visit website
The Glade The Glades, London 5 1 N/A no website
South Norwood Lake and Grounds 24 Avenue Road, London 4.6 14 N/A no website
South Norwood Lake Community Orchard South Norwood Lake & Grounds, Woodvale Avenue, London 5 1 N/A no website
Warminster Square Green 1 Warminster Square, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Tovil Close Green 54 Tovil Close, London N/A N/A N/A no website
William Booth Open Space / Rock Hills Play Area William Booth Road, Anerley, London 4.2 22 0300 303 8658 Visit website
Mitre Gate Croydon Road, Anerley, London 3.7 3 N/A Visit website
Sarah Betts Gate London 3.3 3 N/A Visit website
Oakland Wood Auckland Rise, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website
Fox Hill Green Fox Hill, Anerley, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Stambourne Woodland Walk Auckland Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website
Wildflower garden 222 Anerley Road, London 4.2 5 N/A no website
South Norwood Grounds Cricket Ground London N/A N/A N/A no website

Gyms to work out in in South Norwood Lakes

There are a lot of ways to stay in shape but using the gym is something that is popular amongst londoners who wish to keep up with their exercise. Some gyms in South Norwood Lakes are commercial gyms with standard equipment whereas others are more fancy with things like swimming pools and saunas. With that being said, take a look at the gym facilities in the borough of South Norwood Lakes below.

Gym’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Gymspire Academy Crystal Palace James Dixon Primary School, Anerley 5 2 01843 482219 Visit website
Outdoor Gym (Free) 196 Anerley Road, London 4.6 10 N/A Visit website
Hwyl Studio Unit 114, 183A Anerley Road, London 5 5 N/A Visit website
Built Studios Studio 113, 183a Anerley Road, London 5 9 07894 009122 Visit website

Restaurants to enjoy in South Norwood Lakes

South Norwood Lakes boasts a rich culinary culture, and the variety of restaurants is a testament to this. When buying a house in the area, it’s worth considering the dining options available. The food experts on our team have come up with some popular favourites:

Name of the restaurant Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
The Grill 27b High Street, London 3.1 94 020 8653 2331 Visit website
bp South Norwood Hill, London 3.9 108 020 8771 6759 Visit website
Anerley Chippy 117 Anerley Road, London 4.4 56 020 8778 6283 no website
Mamma Mia Chinese Take Away 129 Anerley Road, London 4.2 89 020 8778 2394 Visit website
Flavaz First Unit 1, Commercial Buildings, High Street, London 4.4 117 020 8768 0554 Visit website
CHICKEN WORLD NORWOOD 67A High Street, London 3.6 106 020 3874 1620 Visit website
New Moon Chinese Restaurant 5-7 Portland Road, London 2.7 86 020 8654 8038 Visit website
Tasty Flavours Caribbean Kitchen 118 Anerley Road, London 3.9 73 020 3731 6503 Visit website
Mayflower 88 High Street, London 3.7 90 020 8653 6886 no website
zoyia kitchen – Desi halal Food 24 Avenue Road, London 5 4 07578 978545 Visit website
Lucky Crabs Kitchen 85 Penge Road, Greater, 85 Penge Road, Greater, London N/A N/A 020 3723 9213 no website
The Dutchie Express Penge 85 Penge Road, London 1 3 020 8778 6694 Visit website
Desi Spice 85A Penge Road, London 4.1 14 020 8776 6428 no website
V&J – Italian & Albanian Bar Restaurant 87 Penge Road, London 4.9 18 020 8776 5761 no website
Taste Buzz 77 Penge Road, London 3.6 12 020 4530 5957 Visit website
COPELAND’S JERK CENTRE LTD United Kingdom N/A N/A N/A no website
Taste of America 75 Penge Road, London 3 4 020 3490 2626 Visit website
Topping Masters 75 Penge Road, London 4.5 80 020 3490 2626 Visit website
Mantanah Thai Cuisine, South Norwood 2, Orton Buildings, Portland Road, London 4.4 177 020 8771 1148 Visit website
24 Hour Kitchen 17 Broster Gardens, London 4.7 3 N/A Visit website

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